My future normal does not look like the past

Many people are saying “I can’t wait for things to go back to normal” and I disagree. The new normal I am currently living in is different from the old normal I was living before, but it is not worse. My future normal post-pandemic definitely does not look the same as my past. Why go … Continue reading My future normal does not look like the past

Accessing Vulnerability to Create Community

Vulnerability is a sign of weakness. You can't let them see who you really are, because what if they don't accept you? This is what I believed until I realized...

The Hunt for the Best Almond Croissant – and where you can find them

If you have every traveled with me, especially to Europe, you know that I consider myself an almond croissant snob with a slight obsession. Find out where I have found the the best almond croissants on Earth - so far!

Got (Nut) Milk?

When quarantine started, I decided to do an experiment trying a new milk alternative each week to see which was the best in the four following categories: Taste on its own (aka is it cookie dunking worthy?), consistency in coffee, taste in cereal, and consistency in cooking/baking. So far, I have tried almond, cashew, coconut, walnut and oat milk. Check out the post to see my results!

Change your mindset, change your life

The past three months I have been working on improving my health, in all aspects of the word. What started out as an initial goal to make healthier eating choices, quickly transformed into a bigger goal of getting rid of thought distortions that are keeping me from experiencing joy and happiness in my daily life. … Continue reading Change your mindset, change your life

January Book Pick: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

Where the Crawdads Sing is my January Book Pick for 2020 and I could not put it down! It has history, love, crime, mystery and a beautiful coming of age story. Read more to find out why I loved this book, and why you will too.

2019: Reading in Review

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” – Dr. Seuss 2019 was the year of reading (in addition to traveling of course). Before high school, I used to be an absolute book worm. You could not pull me away from books … Continue reading 2019: Reading in Review

Rookie Year Reflection: The false assumption that we have it all figured out

My 22nd year was one of transformation, and I am still figuring it out. Taylor Swift said it best: "We are happy, free, confused and lonely at the same time." Hell yeah we are, honey. I have had extremely happy moments and extremely lonely moments. I have never felt more freedom in my life to … Continue reading Rookie Year Reflection: The false assumption that we have it all figured out

The Importance (and necessity) of Self-Care

As some of you may know, I was not very kind to my body throughout college. Living on 4-5 hours of sleep a night juggling school, extracurricular activities, a part-time job, working out and partying all weekend. Senior year was difficult. I struggled to stay healthy and keep my immune system strong. I spent nearly … Continue reading The Importance (and necessity) of Self-Care